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    Welcome to the
    Richland County Park District

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    Welcome to the
    Richland County Park District

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    Welcome to the
    Richland County Park District

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    Welcome to the
    Richland County Park District


Welcome to the
Richland County Park District

Dedicated to education, public programming and green space

The Richland County Park District endeavors to provide opportunities for county residents of all ages and abilities to learn about and explore nature through educational programs, preservation of natural areas, and the establishment of parks and trails throughout the county.

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Gorman Nature Center

The Richland County Park District’s Gorman Nature Center features 150 acres of forests, prairies, ponds and streams and provides over five miles of conveniently located public trails to Richland County. The Gorman Nature Center's staff ...

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Richland B&O Bike Trail

The Richland B&O Trail spans 18 miles and connects four of Richland County’s communities and one of the area’s most beautiful attractions on its trek between North Lake Park in downtown Mansfield and Butler. Popular with residents ...

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Fleming Falls

The Fleming Falls Park and Preserve is a historical natural landmark named after John Fleming, who discovered the falls as a power source and tourist destination for Mansfield in the early 1800s. Home to over 15 cascades and waterfalls ...


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